China

China

06 Jul 2015
The world’s insatiable appetite for civilian drones was evident in China’s trade figures that showed 160,000 units of civilian drones worth $120 million were exported from January through May this year.
03 Jul 2015
China’s ability to throw staggering amounts of money at projects was on display again this week with the announcement that a state-owned investment giant will pour $113 billion into supporting the One Belt, One Road trade strategy.
02 Jul 2015
The demand for logistics services and infrastructure will be fuelled by China’s increasing trade appetite and the continuing growth of e-commerce markets within the country, according to Barclays Research.
01 Jul 2015
The start of the second phase of construction of the Yangtze River channel extension project at Nanjing will allow China’s largest inland port to handle ocean-going vessels.
30 Jun 2015
The Chinese economy has said goodbye to high-speed growth as well as stable foreign trade volumes, which is putting pressure on the operations of Chinese ports, Tong Mengda, chief economist of Ningbo Port Group, told delegates at the Intermodal Asia 2015 conference in Shanghai in March.
30 Jun 2015
CMA CGM will sign a $1 billion financing agreement with the Export-Import Bank of China on Wednesday when Chinese premier Li Keqiang visits the French carrier’s headquarters.
30 Jun 2015
Kazakhstan’s national rail operator and DHL Global Forwarding have signed a memorandum of understanding that will provide the logistics operator with additional block trains on the fast-developing land bridge between China and Europe.
29 Jun 2015
Cosco, the largest shipping group in China, is back in the corruption spotlight with the National Audit Office issuing a report that accuses the carrier of serious financial irregularities.
25 Jun 2015
Shanghai will allow foreign shipping companies registered with the city’s free-trade zone to offer coastal services, the latest sign of the Chinese government effort to reform its state-dominated shipping sector.
25 Jun 2015
China’s three largest cargo airlines will join forces to form the largest air freight carrier in Asia, according to a senior official at the Civil Aviation Administration of China, mainland state media reported.
25 Jun 2015
The transportation focus of China’s One Belt One Road strategy has so far been on improving maritime and rail links with Europe, Asia and Africa, but Beijing this week brought aviation into the picture, and in a big way.